Waiting for WHMIS – An update on Canada’s adoption of GHS
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) which provides Canada’s workplace chemicals hazard communication system recently published its proposed Hazardous Products Regulations and Canada’s GHS adoption in the Canada Gazette. Proposed changes include implementing the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as published by the United Nations without the loss of…Read more...
Is Just GHS Good Enough?
Environmental, health, and safety professionals are aiming to update vendor safety data sheets with the latest Globally Harmonized System (GHS) versions for internal hazcom compliance. However, is knowing simply whether or not an SDS is compliant with OSHA HazCom 2012good enough? The short answer is, no. Implemented correctly, there is no such thing as a…Read more...